Yukon River Panel and R & E Fund Committee Meetings December 5-8, 2011

December 5-8, 2011
Gold Rush Inn, Main Street
Whitehorse, Yukon

Yukon River Panel and R & E Fund Committee Meetings December 5-8, 2011 [PDF]

Agenda

NOTE: This tentative agenda is subject to change throughout the course of the meeting. This Tentative Agenda is provided to give a general idea to the public of the Panel’s anticipated schedule. The Panel will attempt to hold to this schedule; however, the Panel is not constrained by this Tentative Agenda. Opportunities to testify will be announced at the beginning of the meeting. The Panel meeting is open to the public. The US and Canada Section meetings and the Restoration and Enhancement Fund Committee meeting are closed to the public.

Monday, December 5, 8:30 am

Morning
(Closed Session)

Cdn Section delegation meeting (Ballroom)
US Section delegation meeting (Boardroom)

Lunch 12:00 – 1:30 pm

1:30 – 5:00 pm

Afternoon
(Closed Session)

Cdn Section delegation meeting (Ballroom)
US Section delegation meeting (Boardroom)

Tuesday, December 6, 8:30 am

Morning

Restoration and Enhancement Fund Committee (Closed Session)

1. Opening Remarks to the Panel – Co-Chairs
2. Discussion of Funds Available to the Panel and the 2012/2013 R & E Program Financial Target – Co-Chairs
3. Review of Conceptual Project Proposals – HLeba, EMacDonald
a. Recommendations
b. Other R & E Fund recommendations
4. Discussion of R & E Priorities – Co-Chairs
5. Administration of R & E Projects by the Pacific Salmon Commission – AMackay
a. Review of Process
b. Recommendations for 2012

Lunch 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon

[Sign up for Public Comment/Testimony by 4 pm]

Continuation of R & E Fund Committee (as needed). JTC reports will begin at the conclusion of the R & E Fund Committee meeting.

US/Canada Yukon River Panel Meeting

6. Opening Prayer
7. Welcoming Remarks and Introductions – Co-chairs
8. Review & Approval of Agenda – Co-chairs
9. Review & Approval of March 2011 Meeting Summary – Co-chairs

JTC Reports

10. JTC Meeting Summary – SSmith
11. 2011 Chinook and Summer Chum Summary – SHayes, Dr. KHoward, MEJarvis, MLabelle, BHuebschwerlen
12. 2011 Fall Chum Summary – JEstensen, MEJarvis, TTanner

4:30 – 5:00 pm

Public Comment/Testimony Opportunity

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Welcoming Reception courtesy of the Yukon River Panel and YRDFA at the Gold Rush Inn, Whitehorse

Wednesday, December 7, 8:30 am

Morning

[Sign up for Public Testimony due by Noon]

Continued JTC Reports

13. Ichthyophonus Sub-Committee Update – AMartin
14. Marine Update – Dr. PHagen
15. Yukon Environmental Conditions – SCollins

Lunch 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Afternoon

1:30 – 4:30 pm

Yukon Panel Meeting

16. Old Crow Sonar R & E Project Presentation – BSnow, EDI
17. R & E Priority Committee Review of 3, 5, and 10-Year Goals and Priorities – ABassich, NMillar
18. Communication Committee Update – JHale, YRDFA

4:30 – 5:00 pm

Public Comment/Testimony Opportunity

Thursday, December 8, 8:30 am

Morning

[Sign up for Public Testimony due by Noon]

Continued Yukon Panel Meeting

19. Panel Budget & Administration

Miscellaneous Business

20. Correspondence
21. Next meeting
22. Other business
23. Closing remarks
24. Closing prayer

Meeting Adjourns